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After 22 years of waiting on de-aging technology, ‘Gemini Man’ can’t digitally enhance its limp script

3/10 Gemini Man, and its key concept of using one actor in two roles as both the lead character and his clone, has been in development in some form since 1997, when writer Darren Lemke sold the concept to Disney. … Continue reading

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Adaptation leaps into 21st century, doesn’t bring ‘Addams Family’ with it

3/10 I didn’t really know how I felt about The Addams Family as a property going into last weekend. The Barry Sonnenfeld movies straddle my birth in 1992, causing them to have a massive cultural influence on me despite my … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, we live in a society

5/10 Joker has been the talk of film media pretty much constantly since its Venice Film Festival debut Aug. 31 where it earned an eight-minute ovation and the Golden Lion. Between critical adulation and emerging worry that the film’s release … Continue reading

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‘Judy’ is everything you’ve come to hate about Oscarbate

2/10 The highest praise you could give Judy that it’s a comprehensive rundown in the poorest, most predictable instincts that go into making this kind of movie and a master class in what not to do. The film recalls the … Continue reading

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‘Ad Astra’ is the terrible, majestic, urgent space opera for our time

10/10 In space, no one can hear you scream. No one can hear you do or say anything at all, in fact. That’s because in space, there’s usually no one else there. In the near future, the United States Space … Continue reading

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